FAO Regional Office for Africa
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The African Union Commission (AUC) and FAO support a common vision to create “The Africa We Want”. This is supported by the view that agricultural mechanization in Africa is an indispensable pillar for attaining the Zero Hunger vision by 2025, as stated in the Malabo Declaration of...
International Day of Biodiversity
22 May 2019 - 22 May 2019
The International Day for Biological Diversity is a UN international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. The International Day for Biological Diversity falls within the scope of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda's Sustainable Development Goals. Launch of the publication “Africa Regional Synthesis for the State of the World’s Biodiversity...
Praia, Cabo Verde. This forum is organized by the Government of Cabo Verde through the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment and the National Agency for Water and Sanitation (ANAS), the Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The forum aims to...
Midrand, South Africa. Despite important progress in some sub-regions and countries, the overall situation of food security and nutrition (FSN) in Africa continues to lag behind global trends. Approximately one out of four persons in Sub-Saharan Africa and one out of five on the continent are estimated to be undernourished...
Addis Ababa. With an estimated 600 million cases of foodborne illnesses annually, unsafe food is a threat to human health and economies, disproportionally affecting vulnerable and marginalized people, especially women and children, populations affected by conflict and migrants. This joint conference will bring together Ministers of Health, Ministers of Agriculture, leading...